Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Happy 1st Birthday to Eleanor Margaret

How is it possible that an entire year has already passed? Each year has the same number of days, but I feel like Ellie's first year went by even faster than usual. But like Nick said the other day- it feels like she's always been here. It seems like yesterday that I was questioning every ache and pain and hoping that today would be her arrival day.

Sweet Ellie- this is what I love about you.

I love how your eyes literally sparkle when you see your Dad or me pop our head in your room in the morning.

I love how you go to sleep without a peep.

I love when you make monkey noises to your stuffed monkey.

I love your brown hair and brown eyes. They are distinctively you.

I love your throaty giggle.

I love your go-with-the-flow personality. It makes the rest of your family run smoother.

I love that you're a good sleeper and eater.
I love how you do a little side-to-side shimmy when you're proud of yourself.

I love that you know when you're being sneaky/funny and your face shows it.

I love that you want to walk but are taking your time. That's fine with me!

The little things (so I don't forget):
6 teeth. 4 on the top. 2 on the bottom.
Wearing 24 m/2T clothes.
Loves bathtime.
Adores the cats.
Eating what we eat and drinking what we drink.
Uses a sippy cup.
Goes to bed at 7 p.m. and wakes at 6:30 a.m.
Still takes 2 naps a day.
Wants to hold utensils and do it herself.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELEANOR!! We love you and are so happy that you are ours.


Casie said...

Great 1 year update!! She is such a sweetie. Give her a big birthday hug from me.

gottaluvboyz said...

Oh, what a sweet post! Happy First Birthday, Ellie:) I hope you have a fabulous day!

Brenda said...

Happy Birthday, Ellie!! I hope she has a wonderful, fantastic birthday. :)

Becky said...

Awww, adorable!
It is hard to believe a year has passed already!

Happy birthday, Ellie!

Grandma T said...

Can you print a page of these pictures for me? Just wondering. MOm